Our community resources guide is finally available! This guide is intended for all immigrants who are not a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen. Services are provided without immigration documents or proof of residence. Food, clothing, immigration, health and activities for everyone free of charge! Social Work students from McGill University, under the supervision of Dr. Jill Hanley, phoned the various agencies in Montreal to ensure the services provided. The guide is also available in French and Spanish. Thank you to all the people who contributed to its realization! (more…)
Valery Ridde presented at the M8 Alliance Expert Meeting on Migrants’ and Refugees’ Health, held on June 23-24, 2017, in the Sapienza University of Rome, the results of a study on the health and access to care of uninsured migrants in Montreal.
This editorial, written by Andréa Caprara and Valéry Ridde, was published last November in issue 23 of the Global Health Promotion magazine. It addresses the need to strengthen health promotion in Latin America through the example of the Zika epidemic. This article is also available in spanish, portuguese and in french. (more…)
Access to health care for uninsured migrants (those with precarious status, often undocumented) is difficult. In partnership with Médecins du Monde, the research project on uninsured migrants in Montreal seeks to improve access to care for this population by studying their health status and understanding the social barriers determining it.
The following content is a special article published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health, Vol. 107, No. 6, on March 1st 2017.
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